Vacations Under $1,000

Holy Cannoli

November 10, 2015

A Recipe for Adventure

Northern Ireland has many reasons to top your travel bucket list. Known for more than its catchy blessings, its delicious Guinness, and its marvelous Cliffs of Moher, Northern Ireland offers visitors plenty of picture-perfect, must-see attractions that you might not even know exist. Here’s a list of places that call Northern Ireland ‘home’, accompanied by breathtaking photos, that will entice you to go:



Located in Northern Ireland, visit its cathedral, also the burial place of Patrick, Ireland’s Patron Saint.

Giant’s Causeway


A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the top of its basalt columns form stepping stones. You’ll see structures that have been named for their resemblance: The Giant’s Boot, Honeycomb, and Camel’s Hump to name a few.


Visit this popular seaside destination and buzzing cosmopolitan center with colorful shops and a busy café and bar culture.

Cliffs of MoherIreland_CliffsOfMoher_GettyRF_158218343

You can’t miss the spectacular 668-foot Cliffs of Moher accross the limestone plateau of The Burren. Our suggestion? Finish off the day with a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.

Ring of KerryiStock_000035473622_Double-ring-of-kerry

The 100-mile coastal road known for its panorama views: sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation, and spectacular views of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View.

Dingle PeninsulaIreland_DinglePeninsula_iStock_000019502952XXXLarge

Breathtaking scenery, a 32-mile Slea Head drive affords magnificent vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the Blanket Islands.

Are you ready for a Northern Ireland adventure? Take one with Cosmos, which includes all of these destinations, and more!